Stock truck rolled

Wednesday 9 May 2007, 4:50PM
By Infonews Editor


Police and emergency services are attending the scene of a crash where a stock truck has rolled 1.5kms south of Tikitiki Road on SH 4 at Kopaki.

Initial reports indicate that no other vehicles are involved and that a number of cattle being transported have been killed or injured. The truck driver is not reported as having been injured however a member of the public is reported to have been injured by one of the beasts when he was pushed through a fence - ambulance have been called.

The highway is blocked and diversions are in place at Pukerimu Road to the north and Aratoro to the south.

Police from Te Kuiti are investigating the crash.